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British actor who played R2-D2 in the Star Wars films. He also played Paploo, an Ewok who steals a speeder bike, in Return of the Jedi.
He was married to Eileen Baker from 1970 until her death in 1993. Neither of their two children have dwarfism.
How did Kenny Baker die?
Kenny Baker's death was caused by Chronic Condition.
|Cause of death||Chronic Condition|
|Age of death||81 years|
|Birthday||August 24, 1934|
|Death date||August 13, 2016|
|Place of death||Preston, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||Lancashire, England|
I used to tour the theatres and clubs with an 18-foot luxury caravan strapped to the back of my Roller – it was a damn site more comfortable than most hotels.Kenny Baker
I miss being able to play my instruments – I’m too much of a physical wreck these days. Playing the vibraphone gives me backache, leg ache, and everything-else ache, and the asthma means I no longer have enough puff to play harmonica.Kenny Baker
I’m the smallest man in show business, and I’ve got the smallest bird in Britain nesting in my garden.Kenny Baker
They don’t always use dwarfs, unfortunately. They shouldn’t be allowed to do that! How dare they do ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ and not have dwarfs!Kenny Baker
Everything went wrong for me in the 1990s.Kenny Baker